The Management & Treatment of Healthcare Waste Pathway 1: Healthcare Waste Manager

Component Title SCQF Level SCQF Credit Points Period of Credit Rating From: Period of Credit Rating To:
Mandatory units:         
         
Complying with Waste Management Legislation       31/07/2025
Conducting an Internal Waste Management audit and pre-acceptance auditing at a healthcare facility       31/07/2025
Ensure protection of the environment at healthcare facilities, treating or transferring Hazardous Waste       31/07/2025
Developing Healthcare Waste Management Policy and Plan Documents       31/07/2025
Manage a budget to support the efficient use of resources       31/07/2025
Contribute to Contract Procurement & Management at a Healthcare Waste Management Facility       31/07/2025
Preparing for and Delivering in-house Healthcare Waste Management Training       31/07/2025
Implementing a Waste Management Plan, Record Keeping and Reporting       31/07/2025
Implementing a Waste Minimisation Programme, including the sorting and storage of recycled materials at a healthcare facility        31/07/2025
Safe Management of Hazardous and Sharps Waste at a Healthcare Facility       31/07/2025
Manage the collection of hazardous and non-hazardous waste from a healthcare facility       31/07/2025
Manage the movement, sorting and storage of hazardous and non-hazardous waste       31/07/2025
Manage improvements to waste management operations/practices at a healthcare facility, treatment centre or transport operations       31/07/2025
Monitor the procedures to control risks to health and safety of the waste management function at a healthcare facility       31/07/2025
Manage Waste Transportation operations for the transfer of hazardous and non-hazardous healthcare waste at a healthcare facility (Dangerous Goods Safety)       31/07/2025
         
Optional units:         
Contribute to the Development of an Environmental Management System       31/07/2025
Contribute to the selection of personnel for activities       31/07/2025
Create effective working relationships        31/07/2025
Climate Change Adaptation Auditing & Reporting at a Healthcare Facility       31/07/2025
Effectively Manage Environmental Incidents and Emergencies       31/07/2025
Review the performance of teams and individuals       31/07/2025
Prepare for an Inspection or Audit Visit       31/07/2025
Manage the reception of infectious wastes at a healthcare waste treatment facility       31/07/2025
Manage site operations for the treatment of infectious healthcare waste at a healthcare facility/healthcare waste treatment facility       31/07/2025
Manage the disposal of outputs and residues from infectious healthcare waste treatment operations or, healthcare waste transfer operations at a healthcare facility       31/07/2025
Manage maintenance and other engineering operations at a healthcare facility, infectious healthare waste treatment facility or during healthcare waste transport operations       31/07/2025